If a father complies with the cps and the mother doesn't can he get custody of baby?
Sure. If the identity of the father is unknown, the mother will probably get full custody, unless the child is given up for adoption or foster care. Read More
If the mother doesnt work but has less custody then the father does the father have to pay child support?
Do what the court says, but fight for it. Read More
What if the father is not in the child's life and the stepfather wants to have joint custody with the mother?
Get over it..the kid doesnt want you! Read More
I'm assuming you are the father and a fit parent and then yes, you would probably get custody. Read More
If the father doesnt show to court for custody does the mother get custody automatically defaulted that day?
Yes. Its the same as not showing up for other court dates. Read More
The father would be the favored person to get legal custody if the mother had custody and died unless he was found to be unfit to have custody. Read More
The agreement between 2 parents is custody to mother but weekends for father if the mother dies who would get custody?
the father gets the custody of the child if the mother dies Read More
No, but the father can get the custody if he proves that the mother has bad habits like alcoholic or consume drugs. Read More
If not married the custody belong to the mother automatically and the father have to go to court to get visitation rights or custody. If the mother can not take care fo the child and neglects it, the father can alsoi get custody. Read More
Can a father in wi. get temporary full custody if mother is homeless? Read More
I believe that the Mother should always have full Custody.. After the father is a convicted felon Read More
In most circumstances the mother gets primary custody. Read More
Joint custody is between two parents, which are usually a mother and a father. Read More
How often is the father awarded custody of the child over the mother in North Carolina? Read More
If the mother and father were not married when they had a child does the mother get full custody of the child?
In the United States an unmarried mother has legal custody of her child unless and until the father establishes his paternity in court and requests custody and/or visitations. Read More
If the father has custody but the mother raises the child can the mother get partial custody of the child?
If the mother is raising the child and the father has custody the mother should return to court and petition for custody and child support, especially if this is a matter of control. She should consult with an attorney or other legal advocate. Read More
No, although most courts favor custody to the mother. Read More
Can a father who has joint custody with the mother stop her from visiting another state with the child Read More
If a mother with phsical custody is incarcerated will the father with joint legal custody be automatically awarded custody of the child?
I think it depends on how long the mother will be incarcerated for. There might be a hearing giving the father temporary custody. But if the father ever tries to get full physical custody of the child in the future, it might not be good for the mother. However, she can never be refused visitation. Read More
Can a father just take a baby from the mother if they were never married without establishing custody first in Missouri?
No. The unmarried mother has sole custody until the father has established his paternity legally, in court and then requested (and obtained) joint custody and visitations. No. The unmarried mother has sole custody until the father has established his paternity legally, in court and then requested (and obtained) joint custody and visitations. No. The unmarried mother has sole custody until the father has established his paternity legally, in court and then requested (and obtained) joint… Read More
After physical custody of a child was awarded to the father by the court and joint custody to mother can the mother get physical custody.?
Yes if she can prove that it would be the the child's best interest to be with her physically. Custody orders can change at any time. If there is a sign of danger from the child being with the father, the mother can gain physical custody. Read More
The Child's mother dies grandma want custody of the child over the father who was married to the mother at the time of death but DNA says the father is not the biologicial father?
He can still gain custody as the presumptive father. Read More
The mother. If she dies, her parents get custody. Read More
It's possible. Read More
Guardianship, but not custody. The father can still challenge. see links Read More
If the mother has sole physical custody and shares joint legal custody with the father the two never married if the mother dies does custody automatically go to the father?
Does anyone know? we asssume this in happening in the U.S.. Read More
Can a grandmother who has legal custody of a child give custody to the mother without notifying the father?
No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court can do that. The father can file a motion in court to have a hearing on the matter. No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court can do that. The father can file a motion in court to have a hearing on the matter. No. The grandmother cannot legally transfer custody to the mother only the court… Read More
It depends on the custody order already in place. If the mother is violating the custody order, the father can sue her for contempt, and ask that she be appropriately sanctioned. If there is no custody order in place, the father will need to sue the mother for legitimation or divorce, depending on whether they are married, and ask that custody be determined. Read More
If the mother has sole physical custody and shares joint legal custody with the father the two never married if the mother dies can her husband who is not the baby's biological father assume custody?
No, unless the baby's biological father relenquishes his parental rights, he would get custody of the child if the mother dies, not her husband. The biological father must sign his rights away to the mother's husband. Read More
No, there must be a court order that gives sole custody to the father. If the mother has full custody, it is called kidnapping. Read More
No. A child is no one's property. An unmarried mother has sole custody until the father establishes his paternity in court. Once paternity is established the father can petition for custody and/or visitation and the court can prepare a child support order as necessary if the mother retains sole physical custody. No. A child is no one's property. An unmarried mother has sole custody until the father establishes his paternity in court. Once paternity is… Read More
If a biological father has had no contact with his child then can he get custody of him if something happens to the mother?
Unless the biological father has relinquished custody, he can ask the court to grabt custody in case the mother dies or cannot take care of herself. Read More
Can a father who has joint physical custody of his son be granted sole physical custody if the mother is in jail?
Either parent can have physical custody in a joint custody arrangement. If there is a court order granting the mother physical custody the father should notify the court of the mother's incarceration and have that order modified unless he wants the mother to resume physical custody when she is released. Read More
If the mother has interrupted her career more than the father for her children, surely she has the better argument for custody? Custody should depend on how the children are treated, not on how hard the mother found it/finds it to get a job. The father would probably have to work less when they have custody of the children anyway. Read More
If she has custody of the kids. Legal custody. Read More
Yes, the father have to go to court to get visitation or custody. Read More
The mother. The father have to petition the court for custody. Read More
Can the mother go to the father house and get her child if there isn't a court order saying that the dad has full custody?
No, the mother is no more entitled to custody than the father. If the father currently has temporary or implied custody, then a custody order must first be established before you can get partial custody or visitation rights. For example, if you moved out and left the child in the care of the father, you forfeited your custody rights until an official custody order has been established. Read More
i have a son in my custody what is the law in the phillipines about child custody if a child abandoned by his father Read More
A child does not need to be abandoned by their mother for a father to be awarded full custody. If the father can demonstrate before a judge that the mother is unfit to parent, the judge can award him full custody of the child. Read More
Does birth mother have sold custody of child if she is not married to father but father of baby is on birth certificate and living with her in Arizona?
No she cant be the mother or have custody for a child she dont even own Read More
There are no black and white answers to questions like this one. It would all depend on why the mother doesn't have custody, why the sister does, why the father doesn't, and your state's laws. Read More
If a child's mother has sole custody then the courts have decided this and there is a reason for it. Generally, if the mother is a good mother (fit mother) then the children will be looked after by her with the father having partial custody to see his children. If the father is unfit, then the mother would have full custody. If you are the child asking the question and are upset because your mother… Read More
No. If your mother has sole legal custody she can consent to your getting married. Read More
I believe that the mother should get custody and she gives the father a schedule to be on. Read More
Father must petition for custody and court will weigh what situation is best for the child Read More
No that is up to the judge. The father has no such authority. All he can do is provide truthful and sufficient evidence to the court as to why the mother shouldn't have custody. The court will evaluate the situation and render a decision. If the father wants to give up custody the mother will be the next logical choice of the court. The only reasons why a mother would be denied custody is if… Read More
Does the birth mother have to file for legal custody of her son in Virginia even if there is no legal father?
No. If the mother is unmarried then she has legal custody of her child automatically. If the father wants parental rights he must establish his paternity in court. No. If the mother is unmarried then she has legal custody of her child automatically. If the father wants parental rights he must establish his paternity in court. No. If the mother is unmarried then she has legal custody of her child automatically. If the father wants… Read More
If you are not married the custody automatically falls on the mother and the father have to go to court to get visitation or custody. If you are married you have equal rights. Read More